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Bipolar II Disorder Modelling, Measuring and Managing

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ISBN-10: 1107600898

ISBN-13: 9781107600898

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Gordon Parker

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The lifetime risk of developing bipolar II disorder is 5-7%, yet the condition is often poorly detected. Mood elevation states are less extreme than in bipolar I disorder although the depressive episodes are usually severe. When correctly treated, the outcome is positive, but bipolar II is often poorly managed, resulting in a high suicide rate. This is the only academic and clinical management review focusing entirely on bipolar II, scrutinizing history, epidemiology, burden and neurobiology and including an extensive clinical debate by international experts about effective management strategies. New chapters cover comorbidity, over-represented personality styles, illness 'trajectories' and distinguishing bipolar II from personality-based emotional dysregulation states. Evidence for different clinical management options is reviewed in detail, two clinical management models are presented and then debated. This book is essential reading for all health professionals managing mood disorders and informative to patients seeking information about their condition and treatment options.
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Book details

List price: $140.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Professor Gordon Parker is Scientia Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales and the Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute which is a research, clinical, education and training facility for mood disorders. He is an active researcher and, in 2003, was awarded a Citation Laureate for being one of the most highly cited Australians in the fields of Psychiatry and Psychology.

Introduction to the second edition
Bipolar disorder in historical perspective Edward Shorter
The bipolar spectrum James Phelps
Defining and measuring bipolar II disorder Gordon Parker
Bipolar II disorder in context: a review of epidemiology, disability and economic burden George Hadjipavlou, David J. Bond and Lakshmi N. Yatham
Comorbid conditions associated with bipolar II disorder Gordon Parker
Is bipolar II disorder increasing in prevalence? Gordon Parker
Personality styles associated with bipolar II disorder Kathryn Fletcher
Distinguishing bipolar II disorder from personality-based states of emotional dysregulation Joel Paris
The neurobiology of bipolar II disorder Emre Bora and Christos Pantellis
The role of antidepressants in managing bipolar II disorder Joseph Goldberg
Current status of mood stabilisers in the management of bipolar II disorder George Hadjipavlou, David J. Bond and Lakshmi Yatham
The use of atypical antipsychotic drugs in bipolar II disorder Eduard Vieta and Nuria Cruz
The role of fish oil in managing bipolar II disorder Anne-Marie Rees
Psychological interventions for bipolar II disorder Vijaya Manicavasagar and David Gilfillin
The role of wellbeing plans in managing bipolar II disorder Margo Orum
The trajectory of illness experienced by those with bipolar II disorder Tessa Cleradin
Clinical models for managing bipolar II disorder: model one Gordon Parker
Clinical models for managing bipolar II disorder: model two Terence Ketter and Po Wang
Management commentary 1 Darryl Bassett
Management commentary 2 Michael Berk
Management commentary 3 Sophia Frangou
Management commentary 4 Mark Frye
Management commentary 5 S. Nassir Ghaemi
Management commentary 6 Michael Gitlin and David Miklowitz
Management commentary 7 Joseph Goldberg
Management commentary 8 Guy Goodwin
Management commentary 9 Andrew Nierenberg
Management commentary 10 Robert Post
Management commentary 11 Michael Thase
Management commentary 12 Eduard Vieta
Management commentary 13 Allan Young
Rounding up and tying down Gordon Parker
Index